Never underestimate the power of a woman on a double espresso with a mocha latte chaser high.
Davidson isn’t your everyday, run-of-the-mill grim reaper. She’s more
of a paranormal private eye/grim reaper extraordinaire. However, she
gets sidetracked when the sexy, sultry son of Satan, Reyes Farrow, moves
in next door. To further complicate matters, Reyes is her main suspect
in an arson case. Charley has vowed to stay away from him until she can
find out the truth…but then dead women start appearing in her
apartment, one after another, each lost, confused, and terrified beyond
reason. When it becomes apparent that her own sister, Gemma, is the
serial killer’s next target Charley has no choice but to ask for Reyes’
help. Arsonist or not, he’s the one man alive who could protect Gemma
no matter who or what came at her. But he wants something in return.
Charley. All of her, body and soul. And to keep her sister safe, it is a
price she is willing to pay.
Charley Davidson is at it again in Fifth Grave Past the Light, the sexy, suspenseful, and laugh-out-loud funny fifth installment of the New York Times bestselling series by Darynda Jones.
Cash is haunted by things. Hungry, hollow things. They only leave him
alone when Heaven’s beautiful reaper, Anaya, is around. Cash has always
been good with girls, but Anaya isn’t like the others. She’s dead. And
with his deteriorating health, Cash might soon be as well.
never breaks the rules, but the night of the fire, she recognized part
of Cash’s soul—and doomed him to something worse than death. Cash’s soul
now resides in an expired body, making him a shadow walker, a rare,
coveted being that can walk between worlds. A being creatures of the
underworld would do anything to get their hands on.
between life and death are blurring, and Anaya and Cash find themselves
falling helplessly over the edge. Trapped in a world where the living
don’t belong, can Cash make it out alive?
In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle to
claim the same scrap of earth and sky. In this madness, one man
struggles to keep his humanity, his honor, and his hell-bent mission
Bounty hunter and lycanthrope Cedar Hunt
vowed to track down all seven pieces of the Holder—a strange device
capable of deadly destruction. And, accompanied by witch Mae Lindson and
the capricious Madder brothers, he sets out to do just that. But the
crew is forced to take refuge in the frontier town of Des Moines, Iowa,
when a glacial storm stops them in their tracks. The town, under mayor
Killian Vosbrough, is ruled with an iron fist—and plagued by the steely
Strange, creatures that pour through the streets like the unshuttered
But Cedar soon learns that Vosbrough is mining cold
copper for the cataclysmic generators he’s manufacturing deep beneath
Des Moines, bringing the search for the Holder to a halt. Chipping
through ice, snow, and bone-chilling bewitchment to expose a dangerous
plot, Cedar must stop Vosbrough and his scheme to rule the land and
Celia Wird and her three sisters are just like other twentysomething
girls—with one tiny exception: They are the products of a curse that
backfired and gave each of them unique powers that made them, well, a
After Celia Wird and her sisters help master
vampire Misha save his family, their powers are exposed to the
supernatural community of the Lake Tahoe region. But fame comes at a
price, and being “weird” isn’t always welcome.
matters worse, Celia desires the love of Alpha werewolf Aric, but his
pack is bent on destroying their relationship to preserve his pureblood
status. And once weres start turning up dead—with evidence pointing to
the vampires—she must face the prospect of losing Aric forever. But the
chaos only masks a new threat. An evil known as the Tribe has risen—and
their sights are set on Celia and her sisters.
The battle is all but over, and all hope seems to be lost. Zoe
and her fellow Resistance fighters are on the run, having lost their
home, their protection, and their leader. They are outnumbered and
outmatched by the powerful corporation that controls the world, and the
cruel Chancellor is inches away from completing a scheme that would kill
most of humanity. Zoe's only remaining option is to chase the
impossible dream of upending the Link system, freeing the world from the
hardware that controls their thoughts and emotions, and hope it
will trigger a revolution.
The plot requires a
nearly impossible mission to infiltrate the dangerous Community, and it
is a task that Zoe must unfortunately complete alone. After horrific
torture at the hands of the Chancellor, Adrien remains unresponsive, an
empty shell of the boy Zoe loves. With challenges and surprises at every
turn, nothing goes according to plan. Adrien's visions of the future
now show two possible outcomes: one in which they succeed, and one in
which humanity falls. It all lies in Zoe's hands.
Full of high-adrenaline action and shocking twists, Shutdown is a heart-pounding conclusion to an exciting sci-fi adventure trilogy for young adults.
The thrilling conclusion to an action-packed sci-fi trilogy
This Strange and Familiar Place by Rachel Carter
So Close to You #2
Rachel Carter’s breathtaking time-travel romance, This Strange and Familiar Place, is a great pick for fans of Kerstin Gier’s Ruby Red trilogy.
the second book of the So Close to You YA trilogy, Lydia Bentley has
discovered that the conspiracy theories about the Montauk Project, the
ones her grandfather had told her about all her life, were true all
The little town on Long Island really is the Area 51 of
the east. Lydia’s hometown has been the site of government time-travel
experiments since World War II. Among the “recruits” the Project has
used as subjects in these experiments are two members of Lydia’s own
family, and Wes, the boy she loves.
Mermaids have been sinking ships and drowning humans
for centuries, and now the government is determined to put an end to the
mermaid problem—by slaughtering all of them. Luce, a mermaid with
exceptionally threatening abilities, becomes their number-one target,
hunted as she flees down the coast toward San Francisco.
There she finds hundreds of mermaids living in exile under the docks of
the bay. These are the Twice Lost: once-human girls lost first when a
trauma turned them into mermaids, and lost a second time when they broke
mermaid law and were rejected by their tribes. Luce is stunned when
they elect her as their leader. But she won’t be their queen. She’ll be
their general. And they will become the Twice Lost Army—because this is
“A powerful witch might live a long time, but a single well-placed
bullet could change that. While my preferred weapon was magic, I was not
averse to shooting anyone or anything offering my sister or me harm.”
Ex-soldier and earth witch Nyx Ianira is working as a PI in San
Francisco when she sees the last thing she ever wants to see: the
Sisters of Justice—the mysterious earth witch police force. A Triad of
Sisters usually means an execution mission, but the Sisters’ only goal
is to capture and escort Nyx across the country.
Nyx is badly
needed back in Twitch Crossing, Georgia, the place she ran away from ten
years ago to escape the stiff rules and duties of being a true witch.
She wanted a life of her own. Now she’s being dragged back to her swampy
hometown because another life is in danger: Her little sister is
missing, and Nyx is the only one who can track her down in Duivel,
But the key to finding her may lie with dark and
tempting Etienne—a sinister criminal with a fearsome reputation, a
ruthless attitude, and a total immunity to magic....
After a virus claimed nearly the entire global population, the world
changed. The United States splintered into fifty walled cities where the
surviving citizens clustered to start over. The Company, which ended
the plague by bringing a life-saving vaccine back from the future,
controls everything. They ration the scant food and supplies through a
lottery system, mandate daily doses of virus suppressant, and even
monitor future timelines to stop crimes before they can be committed.
Brilliant but autistic, sixteen-year-old Clover Donovan has always
dreamed of studying at the Waverly-Stead Academy. Her brother and
caretaker, West, has done everything in his power to make her dream a
reality. But Clover’s refusal to part with her beloved service dog
denies her entry into the school. Instead, she is drafted into the Time
Mariners, a team of Company operatives who travel through time to gather
news about the future.
When one of Clover’s missions
reveals that West’s life is in danger, the Donovans are shattered. To
change West’s fate, they’ll have to take on the mysterious Company. But
as its secrets are revealed, they realize that the Company’s rule may
not be as benevolent as it seems. In saving her brother, Clover will
face a more powerful force than she ever imagined… and will team up with
a band of fellow misfits and outsiders to incite a revolution that will
change their destinies forever.
White Trash Zombie Apocalypse by Diana Rowland
White Trash Zombie #3
Our favorite white trash zombie, Angel Crawford, has enough problems of
her own, what with dealing with her alcoholic, deadbeat dad, issues with
her not-quite boyfriend, the zombie mafia, industrial espionage and
evil corporations. Oh, and it’s raining, and won’t let up.
But things get even crazier when a zombie movie starts filming in town,
and Angel begins to suspect that it’s not just the plot of the movie
that's rotten. Soon she's fighting her way through mud, blood, bullets
and intrigue, even as zombies, both real and fake, prowl the streets.
Angel’s been through more than her share of crap, but this time she’s
in way over her head. She’ll need plenty of brainpower to fit all the
pieces—and body parts—together in order to save herself, her town, and
quite possibly the human race.